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SWINE-CRESS Coronopus squamatus (Brassicaceae) Prostrate. Creeping annual or biennial of disturbed and waste ground, often near the sea. FLOWERS are 2-3mm across and white; in compact clusters (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are knobbly and flattened. LEAVES are pinnately divided and toothed, sometimes forming a dense mat on the ground. STATUS-Common in S and E England but scarce elsewhere.
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SWINE-CRESS Coronopus squamatus (Brassicaceae) Prostrate. Creeping annual or biennial of disturbed and waste ground, often near the sea. FLOWERS are 2-3mm across and white; in compact clusters (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are knobbly and flattened. LEAVES are pinnately divided and toothed, sometimes forming a dense mat on the ground. STATUS-Common in S and E England but scarce elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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